There are 6 ways to get from Sofia to Patras by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus Union Ivkoni  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Pátra

$27 - $85

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Bus KTEL Achaias  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
  2. Take the bus from Thessaloniki to Patras

$105 - $134

Drive  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Sofia to Patras 478.7 miles

$110 - $170

Fly to Preveza, bus  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Preveza (PVK) SOF - PVK
  2. Take the bus from Aktio to Patras

$207 - $776

Fly to Ioannina, bus  •  12 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Ioannina (IOA) SOF - IOA
  2. Take the bus from Ioannina to Patras

$72 - $266

Fly to Athens, train, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Sofia (SOF) to Athens (ATH) SOF - ATH
  2. Take the train from Kato Acharnai to Kiato
  3. Take the bus from Kiato to Patra

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sofia and arriving at Pátra. Services depart once a week, and operate Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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The distance between Sofia and Patras is 513 km. The road distance is 765.9 km.

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The best way to get from Sofia to Patras without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Sofia to Pátra takes 11 h 45 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Sofia to Patras bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Sofia station.

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There is no direct flight from Sofia Airport to Preveza Airport. The quickest flight takes 10 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Sofia to Patras bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at Pátra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sofia to Patras is 766 km. It takes approximately 7 h 55 min to drive from Sofia to Patras.

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Aegean Airlines, Transavia Holland, Lufthansa and five other airlines offer flights from Sofia Airport to Preveza Airport.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Patras. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sofia to Patras.
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  • Distance: 320.7 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 45 min

What companies run services between Sofia, Bulgaria and Patras, Greece?

Union Ivkoni operates a bus from Sofia to Patras once a week. Tickets cost $27 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Athens
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Larnaca, Athens
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Budapest, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Bari, Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Olympic Air
Website
olympicair.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Bucharest Otopeni, Athens
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Istanbul Ataturk, Athens
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Bulgaria Air
Website
air.bg
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Sofia to Preveza via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Sky Express
Website
skyexpress.gr
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
TUS Airways Ltd
Website
tusairways.com
Flights from Sofia to Ioannina via Larnaca
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,500
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$19 - $130
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Sofia to Athens
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $150
Train operators
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Train from Kato Acharnai to Kiato
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
trainose.gr
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Second Class
$7 - $9
First Class
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Crazy Holidays
Phone
2310-241545
Website
crazyholidays.gr
Bus from Sofia to Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
crazyholidays.gr
KTEL Achaias
Phone
2610 623 888
Website
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki to Patras
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Patras
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
ktelachaias.gr
KTEL Prevezas
Phone
26820 22213
Email
info@ktelprevezas.gr
Website
ktelprevezas.gr
Bus from Aktio to Patras
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
ktelprevezas.gr
KTEL Ioanninon
Phone
26510 25014
Website
ktelioannina.gr
Bus from Ioannina to Patras
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
ktelioannina.gr
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Bus from Kiato to Patra
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com

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